What better way to showcase our stunning MTB rides across beautiful New Zealand countryside, than to get the people who know this country like the back of their hand? So if your brain is full of cogs, your legs bare the scars of Matagouri, and you can ride your favorite local track backwards in the dark, we want to hear from you. 

Currently up for grabs is a copy of A Bunk for the Night: A Guide to New Zealand’s Best Backcountry Huts by Shaun Barnett, Rob Brown and Geoff Spearpoint. Enter with your local ride story (100 words with an image) to be in the draw to win. Email hq@licencetoride.co.nz.

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Your local ride story (around 100 words) will be published on the Local Trail page in the respective region. We want to know what you know about the region you live in.


If you have a bigger bike adventure to share, why not writing a Write My Ride blog story (800-1500 words) about your one or multiple day experience on a single or multiple trails.


Your Write My Ride blog story will be published as a Taste of Bike Trail blog and shared through the Licence to Ride and Chill Newsletter.


If you're interested in sending us your stories email us at hq@licencetoride.co.nz.


Licence to Ride Terms & Conditions:


All submitted articles must be the words of the author and not copied from another source.

Licence to Ride has last edit rights before publishing any articles. 

Licence to Ride is limiting a contributor to only one win for all competitions.

Licence to Ride will credit photos to author of article unless the photographers name is provided.

Where a prize is offered a short local ride story equals one entry into the competition A long blog style ride story equals two entries into the competition All write my ride competition winners are requested to write a long blog style ride story about their write my ride adventure.

In case you win the competition and are unable to take up the offer, please advise as soon as possible and we’ll include you in further competitions.